I say this as a former village resident of 13 years who learned about the nit-picking-by-the-book-to-the-letter worship of regulation when it came to time to sell a house and obtain the dreaded and confoundingly legal Certificate of Compliance, without which you could not (cannot?) sell your home.
The capper to the inspector's long list of mandatory maintenance minutiae (some of which had been waived through at the time of the purchase) was his requirement - - not a suggestion mind you.
Monday, July 19, 2010
The Village of Shorewood finally calls an end to a ridiculous court case it was bringing against a 15-year-old high school student for allegedly stealing $2.50 worth of school cafeteria chicken nuggets, but managed to reaffirm its reputation as an uptight, rule-driven community.